Debugging and testing on Windows RT PCs

[ This article is for Windows 8.x and Windows Phone 8.x developers writing Windows Runtime apps. If you’re developing for Windows 10, see the latest documentation ]

Windows 8 was designed with low-power devices, such as tablets, in mind. Windows RT uses these same design principles to take advantage of the specific characteristics of ARM-based platforms. Debug and test your Windows Store apps on Windows RT PCs to ensure a consistent high-quality user experience across all Windows 8 platforms.

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Installing developer packages on Windows RT

Install Windows Store apps on your Windows RT PC for testing without using the Windows Store, and without using Microsoft Visual Studio remote debugging tools.

Windows App Certification Kit for Windows RT

Use the Windows App Certification Kit to give your Windows Store app the best chance of getting accepted.